It seems those ancient artists and historians were familiar with the insidious art of airbrushing! Perhaps they preferred to make Cleopatra a sexy trollop, rather than a philosopher, because it felt a whole lot safer that way!
Archives for October 2015
Moses Maimonides: Philosopher and Court Physician
Born at a time when Jews and Christians lived together in harmony under Muslim rule, the young Maimonides was forced to flee from a fanatical religious dynasty to pursue a turbulent but productive life in medieval Egypt.